||[Aug. 29th, 2009|02:11 am]
Kelly J. Cooper
This surprised me. BoingBoing links to an interview with "former KKK leader Johnny Lee Clary [who] explains how Reverend Wade Watts, an NAACP leader, disarmed him by being cool, funny, and brave, engaging in some first-rate psy-ops."
Clary is repentant now, but I still wasn't prepared for how well he told this story:
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/08/28/howto-defeat-the-kla.htmlWell, shit. Another surprise. This article (discussing this research) argues that depression may not be a failure mode, but instead has roots in problem-solving, especially solving social problems. So THAT'S why I'm a problem-solving MACHINE!
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=depressions-evolutionaryKA-BLAM does Print-on-Demand for comics. I think we have some of these in the shop, and they're surprisingly sturdy. http://ka-blam.com/printing/
This comic made me LOL: http://badgods.com/dialogoptions.html
Rich Stevens started a very funny new webcomic, an offspring of his regular webcomic Diesel Sweeties called Lolbots.
http://www.lolbots.com/There's a HELLO KITTY MMO. I'm frightened. http://hko.aeriagames.com/
TV Show Leverage got a third season. This is good news.
You've probably seen this before, but I hadn't. Muppets mashed up with Ocean's Eleven. Beautiful.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Q7f-fPXcMIf you like Nathan Fillion's new show, Castle, you can follow the main character on twitter: http://twitter.com/writercastle/
This might be the happiest wiener dog in the ENTIRE UNIVERSE. "What Happens when Engineers Own Dogs" (appears to have been originally ganked from www.crazyshit.com)